The Jacques Pépin Foundation supports free culinary and life skills training, through community based organizations, that helps individuals detached from the workforce gain confidence, skills, and employment in food service.

Jacques Pépin Foundation

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JPF 2022 Aid Campaign

2022 Posters Now Available

Artist-quality prints of Jacques’ painting “Vivid Buffet” are now available for a donation benefiting the JPF. This year’s posters help celebrate the JPF’s 5th Anniversary, and feature Jacques’ distinctive abstract style. These museum-quality posters are made on thick and durable matte paper and available in two colors (ochre and blue).

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Learn to Cook Like Jacques

Jacques shares quick and easy recipes in his Cooking at Home series. For a more in-depth exploration of Jacques' technique, check out “Jacques Pépin: A Legacy of Technique” online culinary course.

We are all equal in the eyes of the stove.

~ Jacques Pépin

Nous sommes tous égaux dans les yeux du fourneau.

~ Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin

The Foundation

The Foundation was formed in June, 2016 by Jacques Pépin and his closest family to translate Jacques’ inspirational love of cooking, mastery of classic technique, and renowned teaching ability into action that benefits people disenfranchised from the workforce.

As the most trusted name in culinary education, we believe the Jacques Pépin Foundation is uniquely qualified to advance culinary training for our neediest, willing citizens.

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The Jacques Pépin Foundation is committed to transforming lives through culinary education. Your support is critical to our work.

Becoming a JPF Member is one of the best ways to support. All member levels receive access to our groundbreaking Video Recipe Book featuring 160 recipes from many of the most renowned chefs and mixologists. Visit our membership registration page to see all the benefits and become a member today.

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The Jacques Pépin Foundation is a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.